Not what I expected

Coral Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
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11 Night Roundtrip Panama Canal (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 28, 2013
Ship: Coral Princess
Cabin Type: Suite
Cabin Number: C228
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

We had several problems!

 

1) Plumbing problems

    Our comode quit flushing!

    Numerous public bathrooms had all or part of the plumbing not working for entire cruise

 

2) Dining room service was bad

    We sat at table 140 in Provence 5:30, with 3 other couples.  Service was unbelievably slow & if you wanted some more bread, water or butter, forget it.  I finally, after 4 days, lodged a complaint with the "head waiter" & a 2nd asistant was added.  Things improved to a satisfactory level, except they did not speak english very well.  Level of service while satisfactory, still was not as good, as I have come to expect on Princess.

 

3) Food quality not to standard of prior Princess cruises

 

4) Horizon court lunch restaurant, like a zoo

    Inadequate enforcement of sanitizer

    No organization of food lines.  You had to almost fight your way through to get food.   I quit going because I couldn't handle it.  Ate Pizza instead

 

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
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Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
great

Children's Programs

n/a

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
except provence wait staff

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
plumbing

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship Tip

Sabatini's was great!

5 out of 5
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